This tweak will help web pages load faster, it has no real effect on download speeds, just helps your pc look up websites faster thereby speeding up how fast the page loads and making web-surfing more enjoyable.
For XP & 2K
use run, type in regedit and navigate to the following:
For 98, 98SE & ME
On the right for ALL OS's change these entries: (ALL values are HEXIDECIMAL)
Class = 1
DnsPriority = 1
HostsPriority = 1
LocalPriority = 1
NetbtPriority = 1
To change the value right mouse click on the value and select modify and enter the values above once you have done all of them reboot to take effect and see how fast your pages load.